October 15, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 23

Stories from the October 15, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Rouss?ve’s “Love Songs” unites themes of love and oppression

Love is the threshold all souls cross. It permeates the mind and becomes the body. Love never dies and passion only grows. David Rouss?ve brings these passions to life in “Love Songs,” a production that will be presented by the Washington Performing Arts Society at GW’s Lisner Auditorium this weekend. Rouss?ve transcends time and captures […]

GW’s top talker comes under fire

GW law professor Jonathan Turley never could have predicted the course his life has taken in recent months. He has been one of the preeminent talking heads in the daily saturation commentary on President Clinton’s scandal. He has appeared on countless political talk and news programs – 39 appearances between January and mid-August by one […]

A Beloved Film

Beloved wields a power few films do. From the opening scene, Beloved (Touchstone Pictures) firmly grips the audience and never relinquishes its hold, lingering in viewers’ minds long after the final credits roll. Summarizing the thought-provoking plot in a few meager paragraphs is impossible. Based on Toni Morrison’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name, […]

Winfrey uses Beloved to reveal emotional aspects of the past

Beloved wields a power few films do. From the opening scene, Beloved (Touchstone Pictures) firmly grips the audience and never relinquishes its hold, lingering in viewers’ minds long after the final credits roll. Summarizing the thought-provoking plot in a few meager paragraphs is impossible. Based on Toni Morrison’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name, […]

Newton tackles challenging role with passion

With her beautiful, silken complexion, small frame and eloquent English accent, Thandie Newton is hard to picture as the Beloved from Toni Morrison’s novel. But she becomes the character in the film. In preparing for the challenging role, Newton reread the novel. “I was stunned with how inconclusive it is as to who Beloved is,” […]

Classifieds [10/15/98]

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CSA shortage leads to security concerns

The University Police Department’s inability to recruit and retain Community Service Aides has left residence hall entrances without the extra measure of security the student aides provide. Students in residence halls such as Kennedy Onassis, adjacent to the Foggy Bottom Metro, and Thurston, where more than 1,000 students live, have expressed concerns about their security. […]

Lehman calls for restructuring of engineering school by 1999

A reorganization intended to lift the School of Engineering and Applied Science out of a financial and enrollment slump has irked many of the school’s faculty members, who say they had little input in the decision. The restructuring, outlined in an Oct. 2 memo from Vice President for Academic Affairs Donald Lehman to SEAS faculty […]

Muslims protest Turkish scarf ban

More than 100 Muslim women and men, 22 of them from GW, gathered in Lafayette Park Sunday afternoon as part of an international protest of a Turkish ban on head-scarves donned by women of the Islamic faith. “On the 11th of October from Ankara to Istanbul about two million women protested hand to hand against […]

Local bars toughen up after drinking arrests

Local bars and nightclubs are attempting to curb underage drinking after several nightspots were raided by Alcohol Beverage Control officers last month. Since the busts, which resulted in the arrest of seven GW students, several clubs have changed their policies to accommodate only patrons above age 21, instead of allowing people ages 18 to 20 […]